Illinois Hazardous Waste Disposal regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Illinois Hazardous Waste Disposal: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste disposal facility permit rules: 35 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 702 to IAC 705, Illinois Environmental Protection Act, 415 Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) 5/3.39 to 5/40.2

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Hazardous waste surface impoundment requirements: 35 IAC 724.320 to 724.332 and 35 IAC 725.320 to 725.331 (interim status)

Hazardous waste land treatment facility rules: 35 IAC 724.370 to 724.383 and 35 IAC 725.370 to 725.382 (interim status)

Hazardous waste incineration rules: 35 IAC 724.440 to 724.451 and 35 IAC 725.440 to 725.452 (interim status)

Hazardous waste landfill rules: 35 IAC 724.400 to 724.417, 35 IAC 725.400 to 725.416

Land disposal restrictions: 35 IAC 728


Annual hazardous waste fund fee: 415 ILCS 5/22.2(b)(1) and 35 IAC 855.103

Annual hazardous waste management fee: 415 ILCS 5/22.8

Regulatory Agency

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Bureau of Land Division of Land Pollution Control Waste Reduction and Compliance Section Hazardous Waste Management Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Illinois's hazardous waste disposal rules include the federal requirements plus the state's disposal facility fees and more stringent permit application process. In addition, the state's hazardous waste landfill and lab pack rules are more stringent than the federal standards.

Administration and enforcement. IEPA's Division of Land Pollution Control administers and enforces the hazardous waste disposal requirements in Illinois.

State Requirements


Annual Hazardous Waste Fund Fee

415 ILCS 5/22.2(b)(1) and 35 IAC 855.103

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